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Monday, November 20, 2006

Steamboat to open on Wednesday 22nd November

Steamboat, Colorado will open on Wednesday 22nd November with a summit snow depth of 33 inches, they have received 27 inches in the past week!

Opening day is 'Scholarship Day', offering specially priced lift tickets at only $15. Scholarship Day is the traditional opening day benefit for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's Scholarship Fund (SSWSC) which has raised almost $480,000 since 1991 for children participating in SSWSC programs.

"The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club has played an integral role in the development of young athletes by providing the support they need in order to achieve their Olympic dreams," said Chris Diamond, president of the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation. "With over five feet of snow falling since October 10th, we are well on our way to another great season at Steamboat and I encourage everyone to come out make a few turns on Scholarship Day."

"Resort mountain crews have done a tremendous job working nearly around the clock to take advantage of the great weather conditions this past week," said Doug Allen, Vice President of Mountain Operations.

To stay up to date on Steamboat's snow conditions visit, view the Mountain Cam, photo-of-the-day, movie archives and register to receive the Straight Talk Mountain Report. Snow conditions will be updated as conditions change and can be access online or by calling 970.879.7300 or online at

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